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DFI Magazine: Deep Foundations

Deep Foundations is DFI’s flagship publication — created by the industry for the industry.

Every issue keeps readers up to date on the deep foundations industry, technical features on innovative projects, new products and technology, news on leading companies and individuals, DFI technical committee activities, and information on industry events. The magazine also publishes member profiles, guest editorials, a legal column and regular columns from DFI’s president and executive director.

The Deep Foundations audience includes contractors, civil and structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, owners, government agencies, manufacturers, suppliers, and academics in the deep foundations industry.

The magazine is published six times a year and is distributed to DFI members worldwide. The mobile-friendly digital edition of each issue is distributed to more than 20,000 industry professionals, and is available on the DFI website.

Advertising in the magazine is a benefit of corporate membership.

2022-2025 Deep Foundations Magazine Editorial Board

From left to right: Vanessa Batemen, P.G., P.E., D.GE; Jonathan Bennett, P.E., D.GE; John Deeken, P.E., M. ASCE; Aaron Gallant, Ph.D.; William Ryan

Editorial Board members advise the magazine and help solicit and review articles. These subject matter experts are chosen to represent a range of industry perspectives, and help promote the publication across the deep foundation and underground construction communities. Scroll down for more information on submitting an article.

Vanessa Bateman, P.G., P.E., D.GEUnited States Army Corps of Engineers 
Jonathan Bennett, P.E., D.GEWagman Geotechnical Construction
John Deeken, P.E., M. ASCEBlack & Veatch
Aaron Gallant, Ph.D.Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at University of Maine
William RyanFugro Loadtest

Submit an Article

DFI’s flagship magazine, Deep Foundations, seeks and publishes many bylined articles from experts in the industry.

Download feature article submission guidelines

DFI is also always interested in publishing news from its members. We encourage you to submit news releases on new hires, promotions, awarded contracts, awards, as well as new products and services.

For additional information, please contact the Executive Editor at mageditor@dfi.org


DFI’s flagship publication — Deep Foundations — lets you advertise directly to deep foundations industry professionals.

Key Facts:

  • Published bimonthly
  • Mailed to more than 3,500 industry professionals
  • Sent digitally to 25,000 industry members worldwide
  • Posted prominently on the DFI website
  • Promoted on DFI social media platforms
  • Distributed at all DFI events and dozens of industry events where DFI participates as an exhibitor or cooperating organization
  • Cross distributed to members of allied organizations

Advertising in DFI’s Deep Foundations magazine is a benefit of corporate membership.

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